How the Logistics Icon is Working to Make Global Supply Chains Smarter for Everyone

About the Event

The Center for Emerging Markets welcomed Raj Subramaniam, President, CEO, and Director of FedEx Corporation, for a fireside chat to discuss how FedEx is making global supply chains smarter for everyone.

About Raj Subramaniam

Raj Subramaniam,
President, CEO and Director, FedEx Corporation

Raj Subramaniam is President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of FedEx Corporation, one of the world's largest global transportation companies with a vision to make supply chains smarter for everyone. As CEO, Subramaniam drives strategic direction for the enterprise while inspiring execution and alignment through the executive leadership team's strategic business activities.

Before being appointed President and CEO in June 2022, Subramaniam served as President and Chief Operating Officer of FedEx Corporation and has held various other marketing and operations leadership roles during his more than 30 years at FedEx.

Subramaniam's international leadership experience, keen business insights, and focus on globalization have contributed to the success of FedEx and provide a blueprint for the company's revolutionary approach to transportation and logistics. Subramaniam is responsible for spearheading the current global transformation of FedEx, which includes revitalizing its operating strategy, profitably growing the e-commerce business, and harnessing the power of global supply chain data to advance the company's digital initiatives.

Outside FedEx, Subramaniam serves on the board of directors of the Procter & Gamble Company. He is committed to advancing economic growth and trade around the world, serving on the boards of directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's China Center Advisory Board, FIRST, U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum, and the U.S.-China Business Council, and as a member of the President's Export Council and the U.S.-India CEO Forum. He is also a proud 2023 recipient of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award.

About the Vivek and Vandana Sharma India Lecture Series

The India Lecture Series brings thought leaders to Northeastern University for free and public lectures on critical issues impacting the world's second most populous country. It is now endowed and known as the Vivek and Vandana Sharma India Lecture Series.

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